We were heartbroken when we got the news that Andy Whitfield was stepping down from his lead role in the ‘Spartacus’ series after his cancer returned. We were destroyed when we heard he passed away. Producers of the show had a really hard decision to… Continue reading Andy Whitfield in 'Spartacus': It took months to replace him execs say
Third time’s a charm? According to Deadline, Alan Taylor has been selected by Marvel to direct ‘Thor 2.’ The television veteran replaces Patty Jenkins who left and/or was possibly removed after having creative differences with the studio. Jenkins, best known for the indie film ‘Monster’ with Charlize Theron, was the choice to take over the franchise for Kenneth Branagh.
Taylor has limited experience as a feature director… Continue reading 'Thor 2' Director: Alan Taylor Reportedly Chosen to Replace Patty Jenkins, Kenneth Branagh
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a lot of noise in August when it announced that Brett Ratner, the director of the Rush Hour series and Tower Heist, would produce the 84th Academy Awards for ABC this February. Lost in all the hubbub, however, was how Don Mischer, an industry veteran when it comes to producing… Continue reading Do the Oscars need to replace Brett Ratner?
And you thought only bad news broke late on Friday. TheWrap reports that the always-awesome Kurt Russell is in talks to replace Kevin Costner in Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained.’ Russell — who starred in the underrated ‘Death Proof’ for the director — would play Ace Woody, a henchman for the villainous Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). Jamie Foxx and Christophe Waltz co-star in what is shaping up as a… Continue reading Kurt Russell May Replace Kevin Costner in 'Django Unchained'